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Clam Union Township, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Missaukee
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
1,142 ft (348 m)
 • Total 882
 • Density 24.6/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
49632 (Falmouth)
49657 (McBain)
49665 (Marion)
FIPS code 26-15900
GNIS feature ID 1626084

Clam Union Township is a civil township of Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 882 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.8 square miles (93 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.56%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 882 people, 311 households, and 238 families residing in the township. The population density was 24.6 per square mile (9.5/km2). There were 473 housing units at an average density of 13.2 per square mile (5.1/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 98.53% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.68% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

There were 311 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the township the population was spread out with 33.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,542, and the median income for a family was $36,793. Males had a median income of $30,078 versus $20,547 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,542. About 7.7% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

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